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Newfoundland Obituaries
From Nova Scotia Newspapers

Cape Breton Post
November 2006

 

BARNES, Dermot (Tiny) P. 56
North Sydney
The Cape Breton Post, November 29, 2006

It is with great sadness that the children of Dermot (Tiny) Barnes, 56, announce his sudden passing Sunday, Nov. 26, 2006, at his home. Born in Harbour Breton, N.L., he was the son of the late James and Frances (Wilcott) Barnes. Tiny was a coal miner for the majority of his life, employed with Devco at Prince Mine. In his younger years he was an avid baseball and hockey player and loved to play darts and a good game of tarabish. Spending summers at Lake Ainslie, fishing and enjoying the outdoors, was also one of his favourite pastimes. In later years, you could often find him playing pool with friends and spending time with his beloved grandchildren. Tiny was the life of any party and he loved playing his guitar surrounded by family and friends.

He is survived by his daughters, Mary (Joe) Skinner, North Sydney, Bernadette (Blair) Pickles, Ontario, Tanya, North Sydney; son, Pat (Jennifer) Barnes, Florence; and his six grandchildren, Michael and Colby Skinner, Rebecca and Sara Barnes, Preston Carroll and Jordon MacDonald; his three brothers, Rannie (Gloria) Barnes, George Barnes, Sydney Mines, Ernie (Edna) Barnes, British Columbia; sisters, Barbara (Jan) Askew, Toronto, Melita Hynes, N.L., and many nieces and nephews. He is also survived by his very special father and mother-in-law, whom he adored, Pat and Charlotte White, North Sydney; and by a very special friend, Harvey MacLean. He was predeceased by his loving wife, Kay (White) Barnes, his brothers, Clayton and Noel and sisters, Dora and Elizabeth. There will be no visitation. A funeral mass will be held at 10 a.m., Friday, Dec. 1 at St. Joseph Church, North Sydney, with Rev. Tom MacNeil officiating. Burial will follow in Holy Cross Cemetery, North Sydney. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, 107 Pleasant St., North Sydney. Online condolences may be sent to info@wjdooley.com    
Each time we embrace a memory, we meet again with those we love . . . for the heart never forgets.


CHANT, Clifford 93
North Sydney
The Cape Breton Post, November 29, 2006
Clifford Chant
, a resident of Ingraham Street, passed away peacefully at his home on his 93rd birthday, Nov. 27, 2006. Born in LaPoile, N.L., he was the son of the late Charles and Margaret Chant. He was the last surviving member of his immediate family. He was a member of St. John Anglican Church, North Sydney. He is survived by one daughter, Geraldine Harvey, Newfoundland and a number of nieces and nephews including his great-nephew, Bobby Riles (Felicia), with whom he resided for the past number of years. The family wish to extend a special thank you to the Northside Homemakers for all their care given to Clifford over the past six years. Clifford was predeceased by a number of brothers and sisters. There will be no visitation. A funeral service will be held at 3 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 30 at St. John the Baptist Anglican Church, North Sydney, with Archdeacon Reg MacDonald officiating. Burial will follow in Lakeside Cemetery, North Sydney. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, 107 Pleasant St., North Sydney. Memorial donations may be made to the Northside Homemakers or a charity of choice. Online condolences may be sent to info@wjdooley.com


CREWS, Willard Crews 79
North Sydney
The Cape Breton Post, November 28, 2006

It is with great sadness that we bid farewell to Willard Crews, 79, a resident of Stanley Street, who slipped away Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2006, at the Northside General Hospital with his close friends Heather Gillis and Herbie Steel at his side. "Oogie", as he was fondly known to his family and friends in Cape Breton, was born in Bras d'Or and raised in North Sydney. Willard would tackle anything to earn a living; picking tobacco, logging out west and for 50 years he was a truck driver.

He is survived by his three daughters, Debbie (Mike) Rogan, Delores (Randy) Currie and Evelyn Wilson; also two sons, Danny (Flo) and Dennis, all of Ontario; as well as eight grandchildren; six great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Willard is also survived by his brothers, William and Melvin (Shirley), both of North Sydney, and his sisters, Carolyn (Burton) Bridge, Kingston, Ont., and Madeline Crews, Timberlea, N.S., along with his dear Aunt Julia, North Sydney. In addition to his wife, Helen (Mahaffy) Crews, Willard was also predeceased by his parents, George and Gertrude(Pike) Crews, who were born in Newfoundland and by his brothers, John, Jesse, Gerald and Ronald.

Willard will be remembered for his great sense of humour, his open minded acceptance of everyone he met and his kindness to all who crossed his path. Willard will be missed as a loving father, a doting Poppa, a caring brother, uncle and nephew and a wonderful friend.

A funeral service for Willard will be held Saturday, Dec. 2 at 2 p.m. at St. Giles Presbyterian Church, North Sydney, with Rev. Ritchie Robinson officiating with a reception to follow in the church hall. Burial will follow in Lakeside Cemetery, North Sydney. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. Online condolences may be sent to info@wjdooley.com


DOMINEY, Arthur Hugh 89
Louisbourg
The Cape Breton Post, November 24, 2006

It is with great sadness that we, the family announce the passing of Arthur Hugh Dominey which occurred Nov. 22, 2006, at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney. Born in Burgeo, N.L., he was the son of the late Charles and Sophie (James) Dominey. Art was a veteran of the Second World War serving in the merchant navy. Later he worked for the Quebec and Ontario Transportation Co. as a wheelsman on the Great Lakes ships. He retired in 1982. He was a member of the Mariners Lodge No. 80 and a lifetime member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 62. Art will be remembered for his large Christmas displays that included many models of naval ships.

He will be missed by family and many good friends. He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Mary (MacIntyre) Dominey; son, Arthur Jr. and two daughters, Sandra and Darlene (Albert); six grandchildren; eight great grandchildren; one sister, Cassie, Montreal; and one brother Fred, Burgeo. Besides his parents, he was predeceased by four sisters, Sophie, Mary, Meg and Eva and three brothers, Charles, Ward and Hubert. Visitation for the late Art Dominey will take place today (Friday) from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the First United Church, Louisbourg. Funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 25 at the First United Church, with Mr. Darius Powell LPMiT officiating. Burial to follow in Willow Grove Cemetery, Louisbourg. Online condolences may be sent to our webpage at www.chantfuneralhome.com


MACIVER, Irene "Poppy" (Anderson)
Sydney
The Cape Breton Post, November 11, 2006
Irene "Poppy" (Anderson) MacIver
passed away peacefully Friday, Nov. 10, 2006, at home surrounded by loving family. Daughter of James and Mary (Leamon) Anderson, she was born in Channel Port aux Basques, Newfoundland. Irene was a proud Newfoundlander, and proud of her hometown of Port aux Basques.

She is survived by her husband, Malcolm Angus; her daughter, Deborah (Terry) MacPherson, Sydney; sister, Bertha(Anderson) Eastman, Pictou; grandchildren, Teri, John Malcolm, Calum Duncan and Madeline Jane Irene; sister-in-law, Jutta Anderson, Ottawa; as well as nieces and nephews, Kristina, Michael, James, Kirby, Mary, Albert, John, Charles, Barbara and Margaret. She is also survived by her Newfoundland relatives, Clarence, Reggie, Thomas, Charles, and Gordon Leamon. Besides her parents, she was predeceased by her brother, Albert "Andy" Anderson, sister, Bessie (Anderson) Coolen. Visitation will take place Sunday, Nov. 12, 2006, at Bethel Presbyterian Church, George and Brookland streets, Sydney, from 2-4 and 7- 9 p.m. Funeral service will be held 2 p.m., Monday, Nov. 13, 2006, at Bethel Presbyterian Church, Sydney, with Rev. Robert Lyle officiating.Burial will take place in Harbourview Cemetery, South Haven, Victoria County.In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Palliative Care Society. Online condolences may be made to our webpage at www.chantfuneralhome.com  


SLANEY, Terrance "Terry" 78
Dartmouth
The Cape Breton Post, November 16, 2006
Terrence "Terry" Slaney
, 78, a resident of Oakwood Terrace, Dartmouth, passed away peacefully Sunday, Nov. 5, 2006, in Dartmouth General Hospital. Born June 22, 1922, in St. Lawrence, N.L., he was the son of the late Rennie and Bertha (Turpin) Slaney. Terry was a longtime resident of Balls Creek, C.B., and was an electronics instructor at the Adult Vocational Training Centre for many years before retiring in 1989. Terry enjoyed watching hockey games, oil painting, gardening, nature and spending time with his grandchildren.

Terry is survived by his children, Tod (Linda), Halifax, Howard (Leslie), Fredericton, Frances (Eric Bowdridge), Moncton, Joyce (Mike Keohane), Calgary, Janet (Dale MacKinnon), Porters Lake, N.S., Martin, Halifax, and Buff, Calgary. Terry was a loved grandfather to Greg, Ryan, Andrea, Maddi, Ben, Steven, Sam, Erin, Paige, Heather, Melissa and Martin. He was predeceased by four brothers and one sister and survived by four brothers and three sisters. Cremation has taken place. Funeral mass will be held at St. Mary's Parish Church, Frenchvale, C.B., Sunday, Nov. 19 at 2 p.m., followed by interment in the parish cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the World Wildlife Federation or to the Lung Association of Nova Scotia. Online condolences to the family may be sent to: slaneymemorial@ns.sympatico.ca

 

 

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